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This unique college reading text gives students experience reading and evaluating poetry, short stories, essays, and textbook chapters. An innovative Instructor's Manual gives instructors a wealth of teaching ideas and background material on each piece with a focus on critical thinking.
Table of Contents
|Preface to the Student||p. iv|
|Preface to the Instructor||p. v|
|Lot's Wife||p. 3|
|Genesis 19:12-26||p. 4|
|Richard Cory||p. 4|
|Warren Pryor||p. 5|
|The Road Not Taken||p. 6|
|I, Too, Harlem and Mother to Son||p. 6|
|Those Winter Sundays||p. 8|
|A Red Palm||p. 9|
|Once a Lady Told Me||p. 11|
|My Father's Song||p. 11|
|Elegy for My Father, Who Is Not Dead||p. 12|
|A Martian Sends a Postcard Home||p. 13|
|Bedtime Story||p. 14|
|Counting the Mad||p. 15|
|Much Madness Is Divinest Sense||p. 16|
|Four Poems from Spoon River Anthology||p. 16|
|Minerva Jones||p. 16|
|"Indignation" Jones||p. 17|
|Doctor Meyers||p. 18|
|Mrs. Meyers||p. 18|
|Barbie Doll||p. 20|
|Mr. Z||p. 20|
|The Vacuum||p. 22|
|The Chimney Sweeper, from Songs of Innocence, and The Chimney Sweeper, from Songs of Experience||p. 24|
|Dulce et Decorum Est||p. 25|
|Mending Wall||p. 26|
|Lost Sister||p. 28|
|The Unknown Citizen||p. 35|
|What Would Freud Say?||p. 37|
|The Naked and the Nude||p. 39|
|Birthday Party||p. 43|
|The Lottery||p. 43|
|Hills Like White Elephants||p. 50|
|Harrison Bergeron||p. 53|
|Crusader Rabbit||p. 58|
|The Gilded Six-Bits||p. 63|
|A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings||p. 72|
|The Veldt||p. 77|
|Everyday Use||p. 88|
|Gimpel the Fool||p. 95|
|A Worn Path||p. 107|
|I Stand Here Ironing||p. 114|
|The Fat Girl||p. 120|
|Life after High School||p. 132|
|Islands on the Moon||p. 144|
|What You Pawn I Will Redeem||p. 163|
|What Means Switch||p. 179|
|A Rose for Emily||p. 193|
|The Chrysanthemums||p. 202|
|Daddy Tucked the Blanket||p. 215|
|A Hanging||p. 219|
|Death and Justice||p. 222|
|Mother Tongue||p. 227|
|The Myth of the Latin Woman: I Just Met a Girl Named Maria||p. 232|
|Making the Grade||p. 237|
|What Is Child Pornography?||p. 240|
|Disgusting Doesn't Make It "Speech"||p. 242|
|Should a Man Be Put in Jail for What He's Thinking?||p. 244|
|Starved Out||p. 246|
|Heavy Judgment: A Sister Talks about the Pain of "Living Large"||p. 252|
|When Is It Rape?||p. 259|
|Time for a Change on Drugs: Americans Are Ahead of the Politicians on This One||p. 264|
|Legalization of Narcotics: Myths and Reality||p. 267|
|The Prisoner's Dilemma||p. 271|
|Violent Crime: Myths, Facts, and Solutions||p. 278|
|A Nasty Business||p. 286|
|Torture's Allure and Effect||p. 294|
|Textbook Chapters||p. 309|
|Presidency in Crisis, from The American Past: A Survey of American History, Seventh Edition||p. 311|
|Social Responsibility and Business Ethics, from Contemporary Business, Eleventh Edition||p. 329|
|Glossary of Important Literary Terms||p. 363|
|Literary Credits||p. 369|
|Photo Credits||p. 371|
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